California Increases the Contractor’s License Bond Requirement

The California Legislature recently enacted Senate Bill 467, increasing the license bond requirement from $12,500 to $15,000 for California contractors, effective January 1, 2016.  Contractor’s license bonds generally exist to benefit a contractor’s customers if they are financially damaged as … Continue reading

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Snell & Wilmer Partner Leon F. Mead II Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group is proud to congratulate Leon F. Mead II, a partner in the Las Vegas office, for being selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.  See the Firm’s Press Release regarding his achievement here. … Continue reading

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9th Circuit Holds Only One 90-Day Notice Required to Preserve Supplier’s Miller Act Claim on Open Book Account

Every equipment and material supplier does the same thing.  A subcontractor applies for credit and once approved, the supplier opens a separate account for each of the subcontractor’s projects.  The supplier tracks all of the subcontractor’s purchase orders and service … Continue reading

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Congratulations to McCarthy Building Cos., ENR SW Contractor of the Year

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group congratulate McCarthy Building Cos., on being selected as the ENR Southwest Contractor of the Year.

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Department of Labor Now Accepting Comments on Regulations Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors and Subcontractors

The Department of Labor has recently put forth its notice of proposed rulemaking giving effect to Executive Order 13658, which President Obama signed in February 2014.  The executive order sets forth a new minimum wage requirement for employees under certain … Continue reading

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